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Speakers Programme

08:00 am – Registration and Morning Coffee in the “Networking Zone” 90 minutes of Networking 

Conference Theme:

Smart, Connected, “Low Carbon” Communities – what are they and how are they created?

The solution in creating sustainable communities, cities and regions which will require all partners to fully collaborate.

This can only occur if public sector along with central & regional government, work with private sector organisations both small and large and have the input from third sector and citizens.
 
By all working smarter by utilising shared data &  knowledge, collaborative communities can unlock great value and resilience.
 
08:00amDelegate Registration Opens with access to the “Exhibitor Networking Zone” for Tea/Coffee/Refreshments. 
  
SESSION 1 Commences: Chaired by the Climate for Change Campaign
 
 
09:30am – Chair’s Opening Address, Neil Mackay, Writer at Large – Editor of the Herald, and Herald on Sunday (CONFIRMED)
   

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Neil Mackay is a journalist, author, film-maker and radio broadcaster. He has won numerous awards for his newspaper journalism. His last documentary, on the far-right globally, was nominated for a Bafta. His first book was a non-fiction account of the Iraq War, and he has also written two critically acclaimed novels. He was formerly the editor of the Sunday Herald, and is now Writer at Large for the Herald and Herald on Sunday. He is currently completing his next novel, and working on a number of television projects.

09:35am – Ministerial Address & Q&A: Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity & the Islands, Scottish Government (CONFIRMED)

  

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The Climate Change Plan sits alongside the Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy, and provides the strategic framework for our transition to a low carbon Scotland. Building on previous reports on policies and proposals, the Plan sets out the path to a low carbon economy while helping to deliver sustainable economic growth and secure the wider benefits to a greener, fairer and healthier Scotland in 2032.

The Plan includes policies and proposals to reduce emissions from electricity generation, buildings (both residential and non-residential), transport, industry, land use (forestry and peatlands), waste, and agriculture.

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Born in Belfast in 1970, Paul was raised in Edinburgh. He has an honours degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen and an MBA from University of Edinburgh.

Paul is a professional economist and, since 1992, had specialised in higher and further education markets, policy evaluation and economic appraisal and impact assessment of capital projects.

Paul previously held a number of roles in the Scottish Parliament and is SNP MSP for South Scotland. He has previously held posts in the Scottish Government as Minister for Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Community Safety & Legal Affairs. In May 2016 he was appointed Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy.

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10:10am – Gold Partner – John Moore, General Manager, Locogen (CONFIRMED)
  

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10:25am – Gold Partner: Nick Gosling, Group Sales & Strategy Director, Vital Energi (CONFIRMED)
  Vital Energi

PRESENTATION TITLE: “Low-Carbon Heat for Queens Quay”

The presentation will cover the following on the Queens Quay development:

  • Brief introduction to Vital Energi
  • About the Queens Quay Development
  • Energy strategy
  • Our low-carbon future

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Nick has 30 years’ experience in the energy generation and energy management industries and is a specialist in technical and commercial development of energy solutions and ESCo schemes. His role within Vital Energi spans corporate and project strategy and sales across the Group’s activities in design, modelling, engineering, service development, energy procurement, operations and maintenance. Nick has been involved on a number of major heat network projects including the developments on the former Battersea Power Station site, Royal Albert Dock, Barking Riverside and the Leeds PIPES project.

10:40am – Gold Partner: Intergrated Environmental Solutions – (CONFIRMED) 

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10:55am – Gold Partner (TBC):

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11:10 am – Question & Answer Panel Session from Delegate Audience to Main Plenary Speakers

11:25 am – Interactive Refreshment Break in the “Networking Zone”  60 minutes of NetworkingLow Caron Britain - 1st December 2016

SESSION 2 Commences: Chaired by Energy Saving Trust (Scotland)

12:25pm – Chair’s Opening Address, Alan Asbury, Chairman of the Low Carbon Club CIC (CONFIRMED)

  

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Alan became Chair of the Low Carbon Club in 2015. In this role, he works with 3ppp (Public-Private- Partnerships) to investigate the claims of some of the technology providers that look to us for endorsement. With well over 10 years of energy management experience, a Chartered Energy Manager and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP®) with the UK Association of Energy Engineers; Alan specialises in assessing the claims of potential clients. When we are satisfied that technologies look potentially viable, we work together with our customers to establish live trials which we then meter, monitor and measure to prove real life benefits to other Low Carbon Club members.

Previously a local government environmental manager in Warwickshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, Alan Asbury was named Sustainability Manager of the Year in 2012.

Alan is a Chartered Energy Manager and Director of CLS Energy Ltd. He works with large commercial and public sector clients to deliver energy, fuel and fleet savings through technologies and behaviours in the UK and Europe.

As an ESOS Lead Assessor he recommended savings for 20 companies exceeding £4.1m.

As Chair of the Low Carbon Club since 2015, he works with us to assess and test novel technologies in live environments.

He received Silver in the EST Fleet Hero Awards, 2015.

12:35pm – Keynote Address: Stephen Thomson – Head of Air Quality, Transport Scotland (CONFIRMED)
  
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12:50pmPlatinum Partner Address – Rebecca McLean, Technical Director EIA, Sweco UK (CONFIRMED)

  

 

PRESENTATION TITLE: “Climate Challenge”

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Rebecca is a technical director with over 15 year’s experience.

Rebecca’s key area of expertise is in the project management of environmental impact assessments for large infrastructure, waste and energy projects. She also has extensive experience in air quality and odour assessments and in facilitating environmental design optimisation/mitigation solutions.

Rebecca has technical and specialist skills in the areas of environmental impact, environmental innovation and digital reporting. Rebecca is passionate about influencing design for positive environmental gain.

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Environmental Impact Assessment; Air Quality; Coordination of multi-disciplinary teams for EIA; environmental policy analysis & review; stakeholder consultation; consents and permitting processes; environmental planning; Project Management

13:10pm –  Gold Partner: Dr Stuart Sneddon, Air Quality Business Manager, Scotland, Ricardo Energy & Environment (CONFIRMED)

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13:25pmGold Partner:  Ellie Grebenik, Senior Programme Manager, Energy Saving Trust Scotland (CONFIRMED)

  

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13:40pm – Gold Partner: Tom Buck, Group Chief Technical Officer, APT Group CTO and SWARCO solution manager for parking, eMobility and autonomous vehicles. Board member of the UK Electric Vehicle Supplier Equipment Trade Association (UKEVSE). (CONFIRMED)

  

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As a board member of the UKEVSE Tom has been involved in helping to shape the UK’s strategy towards investment in infrastructure as well as providing content for the Horizon 2020 vision – Electrification of the transport network across Europe.

13:55pm – Gold Partner: MoBike – Presenter to be confirmed (CONFIRMED)

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14:10 pm – Question & Answer Panel Session from Delegate Audience to Main Plenary Speakers

14:25 pm – Interactive Late Lunch in the “Networking Zone”  (1hr 30 minutes of Networking) 

15:55pm – Closing Remarks in the “Networking Zone” by Ron Pusey, Director of Low Carbon Club

16:00pm 

Interested in presenting your Low Carbon products, solutions & technologies at the event?

Contact: lee@3ppp.co.uk